** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Auburn Building Science students will participate in a Service Learning Study Abroad class to Quito, Ecuador. While in Ecuador, BSCI students will work on a construction site assisting local builders using technology common for third world countries. Students also have an opportunity to visit the “Middle of the World” at the Equator and hiking in the Andes mountains. All BSCI students who are in the professional program are eligible to participate. Please attend one of the information sessions in the M. Miller Gorrie Center for more information and/or email Professor Scott W. Kramer, Ph.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only Building Science students in the Professional Program may apply.
The class will take place during fall semester 2018. The travel portion will be October 4 - 13, 2018, and BSCI students will receive 3 credit-hours for BSCI 5960/6960: Construction in Culture - Ecuador.
The class will take place during spring semester 2019. The travel portion will be March 7-16, 2019, and BSCI students will receive 3 credit-hours for BSCI 5960/6960: Construction in Culture - Ecuador.
PASSPORT AND VISA REQUIREMENTS
If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check http://travel.state.gov for the nearest local passport office and forms. Application for a United States passport should be made at least 120 days in advance of your departure date. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as you know you are participating in the program. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 6 months following your scheduled time abroad.
U.S. Citizens do not need a visa for this program.
Non-U.S. Citizens should verify visa requirements.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact the Faculty Director listed at the top of the page with any program specific questions.